This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... upon an uncertain event Co. Litt. 201 o. A qualification or restriction annexed to a conveyance of lands, whereby it Is provided that in case a particular event does or does not happen, or in case the grantor or grantee does or omits to do a particular act, an estate shall commence, be enlarged, or toe defeated. Greenl. Cruise, Dig. tit. xiii. c. i. § 1. A future uncertain event on the happening or the non-happening of which the accomplishment, modification, or rescission of a testamentary disposition is made to depend. A condition annexed to a bond is usually termed a defeasance, which see. A condition defeating a conveyance of laud in a certain event is generally a mortgage. See Mortgage. Conditions annexed to the realty are to be distinguished from imitations/ a stranger may take advantage of a limitation, but only the grantor or his heirs of a condition; Den v. R. Co., 26 N. J. L. 1: Vermont v. Society, 2 Paiue 545. Fed. Cas. No. 16,920; a limitation always determines an estate without entry or claim, and so doth not a condition; Sheppard. Touchst. 121; 2 l!lu. Com. 155; 4 Kent 122, 127; Proprietors of the Church in Brattle Square v. Grant, 3 Gray (Mass.) 142, 63 Am. Dec. 725; Van Rensselaer v. Ball, 19 N. Y. 100; from conditional limitations; in case of a condition, the entire interest in the estate does not pass from the grantor, but a possibility of reverter remains to him and to his heirs and devisees; in case of a conditional limitation, the possibility of reverter is given over to a third person; Chal. R. P. 233; Proprietors of the Church in Brattle Square v. Grant, 3 Gray (Mass.) 142, 63 Am. Dec. 725; from remainders; a conditon operates to defeat an estate before its natural termination, a remainder takes effect on the...